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Ribchester Roman Museum

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Interesting

A small museum with a lot of interesting features. Only £3 for an adult entry. The adjacent granary... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
973SimonR973
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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worth a visit

This is a lovely little museum in a very nice location. It is well worth a visit if you have an... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
micra1
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The museum contains informative and colourful displays about the prehistory and Roman history of Ribchester, using many archaeological finds from the site, including coins, sculpture and metalwork. There are also remains of the Roman fort and baths...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ribchester Roman Museum Riverside | Ribchester, Preston PR3 3XS, England
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+44 1254 878261
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting but small, as is Ribchester. You can admire the river and church while there but that is it. Perhaps a morning could comfortably do the lot. Therefore perhaps find other driveable locations for that day. Clitheroe Castle and Museum is only 20 mins...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the Roman Museum on several occasions, as well as going to the Roman Festival that the museum organise in the village. The museum has a great collection of materials relating to the Roman fort and settlement that lie under the village of...More

Thank InsusTreverus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasted half a day coming across from Yorkshire to visit the site to find the place well and truly closed despite being advertised as open from 10. Waited an hour and gave up! The church - St Wilfred’s is well worth a visit.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Superb staff with excellent knowledge. Lots of artefacts for children to handle. Helmets etc. to try on. Remember to book the village hall (next door) as it is so convenient as a place for children to eat packed lunches. Nearby playground allows children to burn...More

Thank LouiseMargaret
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We took our some and daughter. Travelled an hour to get there to find that the church nearby had taken over the WHOLE village for a wedding. The car park outside the museum had been reserved for wedding cars and we were told to go...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

A small museum with a lot of interesting features. Only £3 for an adult entry. The adjacent granary in the churchyard and the bath house further up river are free to enter. Very helpful lady on the desk exposing what to see. The replica cavalry...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We visited here midweek and it was very quiet, in fact we were the only visitors but a few more arrived and then later a party of school children.There is a £3.00 admission fee which helps to pay its running costs. We were given a...More

Thank OldBear
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is a lovely little museum in a very nice location. It is well worth a visit if you have an hour to spare.

Thank micra1
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This is a gorgeous little museum in an amazing setting. I have been a couple of times over the years and always spot something new. Its well laid out with some lovely material which really gets to the heart of Roman life bringing the past...More

Thank katiebx1
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Ribchester Museum lies on the River Ribble and is full of history and in a lovely setting. The museum is next to the church, it is welcoming and attractive and there are some interesting Roman objects, as well as evidence of excavations. The curator's knowledge...More

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